- Day 1: Hanoi – Arrival
Meet on arrival at Noi
Bai International Airport and transfer to hotel for check in. In the
afternoon: City tour ( if time permits): Temple of Literature, built in
the 11th century as Vietnam’s first university, Hoa Lo prison and Quan
Thanh Temple. Overnight in Hanoi.
- Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Morning: City tour:
Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and whole October -
November) and Ho Chi Minh Residence, One Pillar Pagoda, Army Museum,
The Temple of Literature. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: Drive to Halong, 180 km east of Hanoi. Overnight in Halong City.
- Day 3: Halong Bay – Hanoi
In the morning:
Discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage Area of outstanding
natural beauty. A 5-hour cruise on a wooden boat through the
picturesque bay of 3,000 limestone islands dotted with caves and
grottoes. Seafood lunch on board. In the afternoon: Drive back to
Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
- Day 4: Hanoi – Bat Trang – Dong Ky – Dong Ho – Hanoi
the morning: Depart for Dong Ky village in Bac Ninh province. Visit the
traditional carpentry village. Continue to visit Dong Ho village which
is famous with the art of painting naïve pictures. Drive back to Gia
Lam to visit Bat Trang pottery village. Lunch at local restaurant.
Evening: Transfer to Hanoi railway station to board night train
Hanoi-Hue. Overnight on train.
- Day 5: Hanoi – Hue
09h30 Arrive at Hue
railway station and drive to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tombs. Lunch at
local restaurant. Transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon boat trip
on Perfume River, visit Thien Mu Pagoda and then drive to visit
Imperial Citadel. Overnight in Hue.
- Day 6: Hue - Danang - Hoi An
to Danang across the Hai Van Pass, passing through many pretty
red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of
sky and sea. Visit Cham Museum.
Afternoon: Continue drive to visit
Marble Mountain, China Beach then proceed to Hoi An and transfer to
hotel. Discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport
city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Overnight in Hoi An
- Day 7: Hoi An - Danang - Nha Trang
free at leisure. Drive to Danang, lunch at local restaurant then
transfer to the railway station for day train Danang-Nha Trang.
Arrival, transfer to hotel for accommodation. Overnight in Nha Trang.
- Day 8: Nha Trang
Morning visit Long Son
Pagoda and the Po Nagar Cham Tower, a sacred Hindu site dating back to
the 2nd century AD. The town was built between the 7th and 12th
centuries and is still used today as a place of pilgrimage for the Cham
and Vietnamese Buddhists.
Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the beach.
Transfer to Nhatrang railway station late afternoon to board night train Nhatrang-Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
- Day 9 : Nha Trang
Free time for sunbathing, swimming and snorkeling.
- Day 10: Nha Trang - Mui Ne
After breakfast, ready for the car transfer to Mui Ne, On arrival check in the hotel, free time.
- Day 11: Mui Ne
Free time to join beach activities
- Day 12: Mui Ne – Ho Chi Minh City
Morning: Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City
Drive to Cu Chi (75 km) visit an amazing complex of underground tunnels
used during the Vietnam war. Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Overnight in
Ho Chi Minh.
- Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Coach trip to My Tho (2-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City) and visit
Vinh Trang Pagoda. My Tho is a prosperous town of 170,000 inhabitants
in the Mekong Delta. It is famous for its extensive orchards and
immense rice fields. Enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong River and visit an
orchard on an island, with lunch en route. Continue with a visit to a
snake farm and then drive back Ho Chi Minh City.
program: Pick up at hotel, drive to Cu Chi (75 km) and visit the
amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the American war.
Proceed to Tay Ninh, center of the Cao Dai religion founded in 1926, a
combination of Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism and Confucianism. Lunch
at local restaurant. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
- Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City – Departure
Free until transfer to Ho Chi Minh City / Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure.
Standard : Based on 03 star hotels
Deluxe : Based on 04 star hotels and resorts
VIP : Based on luxury 05 star hotels and resorts
Hotel accommodation & daily breakfast
Private transfer and transportation on tour
Entrance fee and private boat trip
Meals as indicated (no drinks)
Sightseeing with local English speaking guides
Train tickets HAN/HUI; DAD/NHA; NHA/HCM (soft sleeper, 4 berth compartment)
All international airport taxes
International flights & Domestic flights
Early check in and Late check out
Other meals with drinks
Other service not mentioned above